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People are comparing Donald Trump to Hugo Chávez. That’s mostly wrong.

Over the past year, it has become fashionable to draw parallels between Donald Trump and foreign leaders, especially populist leaders in Europe and Latin America. One of those leaders is former Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez. For example, the San Diego Union-Tribune’s editorial board asserts that Venezuela has fallen apart due to “the obstinance and delusions […]

Venezuela awards peace prize to … Putin

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There are still places in the world where they haven’t heard of Aleppo. Venezuelan president Maduro has announced a Hugo Chavez Peace Prize. The first winner is Vladimir Putin.  

Venezuela creates Hugo Chavez peace prize, awards to Russia's Putin

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced the creation of peace prize in honor of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, and said he was awarding it to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Venezuelans are going hungry. But the country’s Olympians will get free housing and cash.

3 months agoNews : BlogPost

As a young man, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro played electric guitar, not sports. But like the men who mentored him, Cuba’s Fidel Castro and the late Hugo Chavez, he views the country’s Olympic achievements as a validation of his economic and social policies. Also, he is fond of wearing track suits in the colors of […]

Venezuela just named an accused drug trafficker as its interior minister

On Tuesday night Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a cabinet reshuffle o n his weekly TV show " In Contact With Maduro." General Nestor Reverol, a former minister under Hugo Chavez was named Interior Minister. On Monday a court in Brooklyn, New York indicted him for drug trafficking. Show More Summary

Peru prosecutor says Chavez, Brazil firms may have funded Humala

LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian prosecutor said Thursday that late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and two Brazilian construction companies may have bankrolled President Ollanta Humala's campaigns before he took office in 2011.

Venezuelan VP Claims Chavez Died in Attempt to Take Out Dollar Dictatorship

Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez may have died of cancer, but he didn't die of natural causes, according to the country's Vice President Aristobulo Isturiz.

Venezuela Hikes Minimum Wage 30 Percent in Midst of Economic Meltdown

This weekend Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage. This marks the twelfth increase since he took over from Hugo Chavez in 2013, and comes on the heels of a 25 percent increase March 1. Show More Summary

21st Century Socialism Brings No Toilet Paper, TV, Or Long Distance Phone Service To Venezuela

In 2005, the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez moved quickly to remodel his nation by weaving “21st Century Socialism” into its socioeconomic...

Venezuelan opposition announce plans for a peaceful coup against Maduro

The last time Venezuelan politicians tried to topple a president, the blowback buried them. In 2002, they promoted a military putsch against socialist leader Hugo Chávez. But amid massive street protests, the coup collapsed and many of the conspirators fled the country or landed in prison. That’s why on Tuesday, when a new generation of […]

Venezuela ex-ministers seek probe into $300 billion in lost oil revenue

10 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

CARACAS (Reuters) - Two former cabinet ministers under late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez are seeking an investigation to trace the fate of some $300 billion allegedly embezzled during the past decade through a complex currency control system.

Venezuelan negotiator thanks Hugo Chavez for Paris climate deal

12 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

PARIS (Reuters) - Venezuela's chief climate negotiator aims to visit the tomb of late socialist President Hugo Chavez to honor him as the unacknowledged architect of the Paris agreement on Saturday to slow global warming.

Venezuela Has Just Begun to Fight

Dictators are typically bad losers. Whenever the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez felt in danger on the eve of an election, he would conjure the possibility of violence, death, or chaos if the vote didn’t go his way. The modernShow More Summary

Global oil slump threatens Venezuela’s vision of ’21st-century socialism’

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With global oil prices in a prolonged slump, late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez’s vision of “21st-century socialism” is in trouble both at home and abroad. The movement Chavez founded risks losing control of the National Assembly in legislative elections Sunday, even as...

This Website Is Making It Super Easy To Donate To Democrats

WASHINGTON -- In September, a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC sent out an email that sought to tie Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Sanders campaign...Show More Summary

Oil Prices and the Future of Petrocaribe

Co-authored by Frank Fuentes On June 2005, upon the initiative of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts...Show More Summary

Venezuela Bans Evictions, Delinquencies Soar 99%, Impossible to Get New Lease

Thanks to inane economic policies enacted by former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, and kept in place by current president Nicolás Maduro, it's impossible to find an apartment to rent in Venezuela.Mish-modified translation from Libre Mercado... Show More Summary

Blog: In Venezuela, online news helps journalists get their voices back

When Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was rumored to be gravely ill four years ago, his socialist government was tightlipped about the diagnosis. Then in June 2011 a source in Havana, Cuba, where Chávez was being treated, told Nelson Bocaranda, a veteran columnist for the Caracas daily El Universal, that...

Venezuela's Largest Pharmacy Chain Execs Jailed For "Provoking The People With Economic War"

Because admitting that the Venezuelan utopia is failing due to the policies of Hugo Chavez' "socialist revolution" would leave the thread by which Venezuelan socialism hangs ready to snap, President Maduro has shifted the blame for hyperinflating-price-based staples shortages and food lines from a cut in oil revenues to the dastardly capitalists. Show More Summary

New Cologne ‘Hugo’ Honors Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Fruitier Than Che Cologne

A Cuban company has developed two new colognes, one that celebrates the late Hugo Chávez and another one for Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. It looks like the next big thing in smell is socialism. The AP reports that...Show More Summary

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